Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Elvis party, Florida song contest, Second Time Arounders orientation planned

Largo

Elvis lives on in many forms at Jan. 2 party

The Elvis Birthday Bash will return to the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, on Jan. 2. Celebrate the King's birthday starting at 2 p.m. that day with a number of Elvis tribute artists. There will be free cake and a photo opportunity after the show. Tickets are $30 advance; $35 VIP; $25 day of show from largoarts.com or call (727) 587-6793.

Tampa Bay

Got a Florida ditty up your sleeve?

Each year since 1992, the Will McLean Foundation has sponsored the Best New Florida Song Contest. Contestants are asked to submit a song, or three, about the history, natural beauties and "critters" of Florida. Those who wish to enter need not be skilled musicians; the songs entered are not judged on the slickness of their presentation. However, a good recording showcases the song at its best. Winning songwriters will be invited to perform at the annual Will McLean Music Festival in March. Deadline to enter is Dec. 31. The entry fee is $10 per song. For an entry form, visit willmclean.com or call (352) 589-6027.

St. Petersburg

It's never too late to rejoin the band

A new season begins in February for St. Petersburg's own 500-member marching band, the Awesome Original Second Time Arounders. Dust off your instrument, baton or dancing shoes and attend an orientation from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 13 at Harvey's 4th Street Grill, 3121 Fourth St. N, where you'll meet several members and get the scoop on how it works. Age is no factor. A $25 annual donation is suggested. Visit secondtimearounders.org or call (727) 421-0520.

Elvis party, Florida song contest, Second Time Arounders orientation planned 12/21/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 4:58pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Rick and Tom podcast: Bucs' Gerald McCoy frustrated with disrepectful fans

    Bucs

    Rick Stroud and Tom Jones discuss Gerald McCoy's latest comments on disrespectful fans who attack his teammates, Donald Trump, protests by Desean Jackson and Mike Evans, and his respect for the military.

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy (93) warms up before an NFL game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn., on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.
  2. Tampa heading into several tough budget years

    Local Government

    TAMPA — Less pain now, more pain later.

    The Tampa City Council will hold a final public hearing on the proposed 2018 city budget and property tax rate at 5 p.m. Thursday on the third floor of Old City Hall, 315 E Kennedy Blvd.
  3. The Daystarter: Rick vs. Rick 2.0 tonight; Bucs' McCoy says some fans cross line; Trump associate to testify; helicopter crashes onto Odessa roof

    News

    Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what you need to know today.

     

    Rescuers respond to a crash of a small helicopter on the roof of a home in the Odessa area on Monday. [Hillsborough County Fire Rescue]
  4. No toll lanes north of downtown Tampa in three of four interstate proposals

    Transportation

    TAMPA — Express lanes may not be coming to downtown Tampa after all. Or at least not to the stretch of Interstate 275 that goes north through Bearss Avenue.

    Seminole Heights resident Kimberly Overman discusses the new interstate options with V.M. Ybor resident Chris Vela (left), Hillsborough County Commissioner Pat Kemp and HNTB consultant Chloe Coney during a Tampa Bay Express meeting Monday night at the Barrymore Hotel. [CAITLIN JOHNSTON  |  Times]
  5. Trump associate Roger Stone to talk to House panel in Russia probe

    Nation

    WASHINGTON — The House intelligence panel will interview two of President Donald Trump's associates behind closed doors this week as congressional committees step up their investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

    Roger Stone talks to reporters outside a courtroom in New York this past March. The House intelligence panel will interview Stone behind closed doors Tuesday as congressional committees step up their investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Fformer Trump staffer Boris Epshteyn also will talk to the House panel. [Associated Press]